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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] JDK 9 Version String
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:27:02 GMT
Thank you, I subscribed and asked a question out of curiosity...

Gary

On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 11:08 AM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org>
wrote:

> You can't comment on the tickets, but they do want your feedback on their
> Verona message board:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo/verona-dev
>
> Cheers,
> Paul
>
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 1:05 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Am I blind or can someone point out how to comment on a JEP? The JEP is
> > linked to https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8061493 but how do
> you
> > get an account on that?
> >
> > I recall hearing a preso on how the comments for Java were locked down
> for
> > fear of too much feedback... or something.
> >
> > Gary
> >
> > On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 8:24 AM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > If this issue has been raised in the past, my apologies. I did a search
> > for
> > > "Verona" in the mail archives here and didn't see any hit besides
> > Oracle's
> > > own notification [1]. That was the only hit.
> > >
> > > In JDK 9, the version string is changing from 1.0.X to bigger numbers
> > like
> > > 9.0.0 [2]. Code that has assumed the 1.x pattern for parsing the
> version
> > > string will likely fail or behave strangely. Apache Commons will be one
> > of
> > > these libraries [3]. I already notified the Log4J community that Log4J
> > 1.x
> > > is also affected. So this is just an FYI for any Commons project that
> is
> > > relying on the Version string.
> > >
> > > The slew of Apache Commons sub-projects are likely baked into many
> > > applications. So what does Verona's change mean in practice to all you
> > > here? Any concerns on Verona? This is the time to speak up to Oracle
> with
> > > any feedback you may have.
> > >
> > > [1] http://markmail.org/message/t3l7d73tmqslkele
> > > [2] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/223
> > > [3]
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-lang/javadocs/api-3.4/src-html/org/apache/commons/lang3/SystemUtils.html#line.952
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Paul
> > >
> >
> >
> >
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